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1911 Edwardian Home Lighting

Hi Tom,..my wife & I recently purchased a 1911 Edwardian/Victorian home & unfortunately most of the original lighting is missing from the house. I’m in the process of doing the historical research of the property & assessing the curre…

Antique Pendants and Wall Sconces

Hi Margaret , These are the Pendants you looked at :                   And here are some close to the Wall Sconces:                 – Tom Margaret : Should you w…

Antique Pendants and Wall Sconces

Hi Margaret , These are the Pendants you looked at :                   And here are some close to the Wall Sconces:                 – Tom Margaret : Should you w…

Inverted Domes for Kitchen /Dining Area

October 2020 Hi Tom, I am inquiring about Inverted Domes for our combined kitchen/dining area. Thanks for talking today.  Pictures of the space are below (apologies it’s a mess–we are still finishing a move).  As you can see there’s a…

Chandeliers Second Empire House

Good afternoon Tom. My wife and I purchased a few chandeliers from you for our Second Empire house in Boston, and are finally getting around to finishing the process. We have three more chandeliers to replace, two which would be relatively small, and a…

P.J.’s Corner Antiques

P.J.’s Corner is a locally owned business that was founded by Phyllis Carruth in 1977 in Russellville, Arkansas. They specialize in fine-estate jewelry, custom artwork, and unique antiques.You can find a large variety of items from the 1850’s throughou…

Fabulous Finds Antique & Decorative Mall

The Fabulous Finds Antique & Decorative Mall in Little Rock Arkansas specializes in antiques and decorative items hosting a variety of dealers.With over 40 Dealers offering their finds there is something for everyone. This antique and decorative ma…

Staying Home in Style

Amid the pandemic, house dresses make a comeback as the hot fashion trend of 2020.A wardrobe staple that was big from Victorian times through the 1950s has been making a comeback amid the pandemic: the house dress.With COVID-19 causing more people to w…

Lunch Box History Unpacked

Thanks to the influence of TV and the role of an ever-expanding pop culture, the stylized metal lunch box emerged as a staple of American school children in the 1950s.Like many cultural phenomena in mid-century America, the lunch box owes its popularit…

Susan Silver Antiques

Specializing in antique English 18th and 19th century furniture.Georgian and Regency period are my favorites. Items possessing a quality that elevate the piece from the very nice to the exceptional. English furniture with it’s fine craftsmanship for li…

Lessons Learned from Grandma

Shirley Curry, an 84-year-old gamer and YouTube celebrity with more than 900,000 subscribers, shows us how to conquer the unknown in life — and how to stay sweet in the process.It’s back to school time, kids!Of course, we never actually left. The Scho…

How to Sell Your Collection

Advice from a lifelong collector on steps to take to sell your collection, make some money and live to collect another day.It seems there is a lot of table about selling a collection these days. Whether it is the uncertain economy, life adjustments or …

Back to (Old) School

Vintage school supplies evoke nostalgia of classrooms past.If you’re like us, back-to-school season makes you feel super nostalgic. While school shopping remains as much of a ritual as ever, the supplies filling today’s backpacks are different than the…

Schreiner Costume Jewelry Shines

The brand sees surge in demand and rise in values.We’re taking a look at a vintage costume jewelry brand that is having its moment: Schreiner. Not that Schreiner jewelry hasn’t always been on the radar of savvy collectors. It has. But over the past few…

Rinker on Collectibles: R.I.P. Mr. Peanut – Or Maybe Not

A 1967 Mr. Peanut peanut butter maker sold for $11.49 in 2019.

Mr. Peanut has died at the age of 104, a ripe old age in advertising as well as human terms. At this point, it is not clear if Mr. Peanut will rest in peace or again prove that Samuel Cle…

Barn Quilts and Their Colorful Story

This barn quilt, in an eight-pointed star pattern, hangs on a barn in Ohio. Image by William Sturgell via Pixabay

During a recent road trip through the backcountry of Kentucky, I admired all the wood-worn barns perched on hilltops beside the windin…

How to Start Selling in an Antique Booth & Make Money

Danna: It looks like we’re up and running and ready to roll. I’m Danna Crawford. Thanks for joining us today. I’m here with Diana Petrillo. She is also known as the Adirondack Girl @ Heart.

She’s the author of two books and a busy blogger at Adiron…

What is it and What’s it Worth: Ancient Free and Accepted Masons

Often regarded as a secret society, the Free Masons have been operating across the globe for thousands of years. Throughout this time, they continue to develop a rich history of philanthropy and ritual, but did you know that they also have many collect…

Great Discoveries: New Albany Man Discovers Letters Penned During 1918 Pandemic

Daniel Hatfield found the letters, addressed to a soldier from New Albany, Indiana, inside a tin he purchased at an auction. Photo: News and Tribune

The coronavirus outbreak is not the first pandemic to hit the United States. As Daniel Hatfield disco…

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: An In-Depth Look at Mr. Rogers’ Collectibles

Autographed photos are among the most-popular Mr. Rogers’ collectibles. This autographed 5 x 7 sold for $113.62 in 2018.

Want to visit a place that always feels like home? Thanks to collectibles from the TV series Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, you can do…

What is it and What’s it Worth? Yogi Bear

Everyone recognizes the iconic Yogi Bear, but did you know how collectible he is? There are over 30,000 results for him in the Worthopedia® Price Guide. The iconic character created by Hanna-Barbera has had everything from a restaurant to a see-saw fas…

Heavy Metal for Lunch?

Mickey Mouse was the first licensed character to appear on a lunch box. This 1935 Mickey Mouse lunch box sold for $2500 in 2018.

They are small and made mostly of metal. They have handles, they can be used as weapons, and parents sometimes have conce…

THE EVOLUTION OF OLD GLORY: THE 32-STAR FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Tom Carrier, our resident vexillologist, has worked tirelessly on the history behind the creation of each version of the American flag as our country grew and states were added. We are thrilled to share his discoveries over the next several months. Th…

Fairhill Auction

Fairhill Auction serves clients who sell and buy collectibles at auction.Fairhill Auction is your partner for militaria, personal items and relics, historical documents and ephemera. Consignments accepted ongoing; we partner with estates and trusts; we…

WorthPoint® Connects Subscribers with Partners

Overwhelmed? You aren’t the only one. Yes, a dedicated WorthPoint subscriber turned to us during a difficult time. She had a mix of antiques, collectibles, and a few priceless, unique items. And she needed to move in less than 10 days!
You may remem…

Rinker on Collectibles Q/A: An Italian Military Print, Nigerian Banknotes, Voices from the Moon, and a Postcard

An Italian print of a military parade.

QUESTION: My wife’s grandfather, a first-generation Sicilian immigrant, owned a large, framed print of a military parade marching up a city street. A cavalry honor guard appears in front of a figure (a high-rank…

A Perfect Haven From Imperfect World

Maurice-Claude Vidili’s innovative Sphère d’Isolation designed decades ago resonates with today’s self-quarantine practice.Maurice-Claude Vidili’s circa-1971 Sphère d’Isolation sold at Sotheby’s for $52,500.A futuristic and space-age piece of architect…

Inner Beauty of Flowers

Dr. Dain Tasker was a pioneer of botanical radiographs in the 1930s.Dr. Dain Tasker’s “Amazon Lily,” circa 1930, 11-1/8” x 9-1/8”, $6,250.With their soft, boneless bodies, flowers may not seem like candidates for X-rays, but a doctor in the 1930s appli…

What is It and What’s It Worth: Casino Chips

Casino chips are more than just gambling currency or a fun souvenir to bring back from Vegas. Many casino chips can be very valuable collectors’ items, and in 2010, one even sold on eBay for $26,290! While most casino chips won’t be that valuable, many…

Cluttercore: An Aesthetic for a Collector’s Home

Create a sort of collage on your walls, find a special place for your random collectibles, and there you have it. You have achieved cluttercore!Photo: Juan Sisinni via Unsplash.com

Cluttercore. I know what you are thinking, but yes, it is a word. At …

Antique Lawn Sprinklers

At the beginning of the twentieth century, as homes spread outward from the inner city, lawns came into vogue. To keep those green spaces green, all sorts of different lawn sprinklers were developed.Around 1900, as homes were spreading outward from the…

Vintage Typewriters and the Stories they Could Tell

How many of you were lucky enough to get one of these Smith Corona electric typewriters for Christmas back in the 70s? If you still have it, it might be worth some money because this one sold for over $100 in August 2020.

My first typewriter was a Ch…

Little Golden Books: Ten Things You Didn’t Know

A lot has changed since Little Golden Books became a staple of childhood more than 75 years ago, but they remain some of the most popular children’s books ever published.When Western Publishing debuted Little Golden Books in the 1940s, the success was …

Rinker on Collectibles: The Distant Past is Not as Distant as We May Think

The Twenties have arrived. Revisiting the old argument as to whether 2000 was the last year of the 20th century or first year of the 21st century (does anyone care anymore which side won) and attempting to apply it to 2020 vs. 2021 is meaningless. 2…

All Shook Up Over Elvis Collectibles – Still!

Yes, people still buy anything “Elvis.” This Elvis Presley Blvd street sign that was purchased in Memphis, Tenn., recently sold for $16.99.

If you see Elvis working at a Walmart near you, ask him if he’s “uh, doin’ alright” with selling his memorabil…

Are Old Ads Really a Thing?

A historic moment, but ads fetch more than history sometimes.

When we think of advertising, we think of weekly sales flyers that get tossed, unread, in the recycling bin, or we think of annoying commercials that get in the way of listening to the gam…

Vroom Vroom! Cruise Down Memory Lane with Toy Car Collectibles

Pryo Model Kit for a 1911 Mercer Toy Tonneau.

Gearheads rejoice! Toy car collectibles are available that span different eras of American history. As such, you can find a wide range of collectibles that showcase the distinct features of some of the t…

Pokémon Soars at Auction

A rare Pokémon booster set from 1999 sells for $198,000 at Heritage Auctions, adding more juice to the already electric Pokémon secondary market.DALLAS – The incredible rise in popularity and value on the secondary market continues for Pokémon Trading …

Fire Grenades: History and collectability

From the 1870s through the early 1900s, liquid-filled fire grenades were used to combat the blaze when a small fire broke out in the interior of the home.Article from August 1935 issue of Modern Mechanix; “Catapulted Bomb Puts Out Fire” heat from fire …

Curiosities: The Earliest Collectibles

George Cattermole’s illustration for an 1825 curiosity shop depicts a room cluttered with suits of armor, candle sconces, ancient weapons, padlocks, and urns.Photo credit: Author scan from book in personal collection

I recently purchased a box full o…

Instant Glamour with a Nod to 1950s Style

From tea-length swing dresses to slim sheath dresses and pencil skirts, a 1950s vintage wardrobe delivers drama.

The typical dress of the 50s featured a fitted bodice and a flared skirt like this adorable 1950s cotton dress with bolero jacket.

The f…

Collecting Concert Handbills

If you saved handbills from your youth, lucky you, because some of them may be quite collectible! This lot of 1960s Grateful Dead concert handbills sold recently for almost $5000.

As a child of the nineties, I would leave a concert with a handful of …

Making your Home Office Work for You

Add some style to your home office with cool accessories such as this desk set.

For so many working people, the current pandemic has thrust them into a whole new world when it comes to where and how they do their jobs. Seemingly overnight, folks were…

What is it and What’s it Worth? Stretch Armstrong

How many of you had a Stretch Armstrong toy when you were a child? Whether from personal experience or from its features in movies and more, many are familiar with the iconic Stretch Armstrong toy. These classic toys are often referenced in movies such…

70 Years of Horsing Around: The Enduring Appeal of Breyer’s Model Horses

It all started in 1950, when F.W. Woolworth commissioned the Chicago-based Breyer Molding Company to create a plastic horse statue intended to adorn a Western-themed mantel clock.

Some little girls play with dolls. Others are more interested in playi…

Copake Auction Inc.

What We Sell: 18th and 19th century American and European furniture, Country Furniture (painted items are our specialty!), Mid Century Modern, Textiles, Artwork, Toys, Ephemera & Collectibles, Folk Art, Decorative Items and Fine Smalls, China, Glas…

Ready. Aim. Fire!

Legendary collection of vintage shooting gallery targets takes center stage at Soulis Auctions in September. Early collectors Richard and Valerie Tucker embraced the targets, calling them ‘iron as art.’LONE JACK, Missouri – Ping! Bam! Clang! Those are …

Gandhi’s Glasses Shatter Expectations

A pair of recently discovered glasses, gifted by India’s Mahatma Gandhi in the 1920s, sell for $340,000 at auction, stunning the collecting world.As the primary leader of India’s independence movement against British rule, Mahatma Gandhi was the archit…

Stickley Brothers Style

Exploring the furniture styles of arguably the most famous furniture makers in American history.The Stickley name is perhaps one the most famous and widely respected family names in the history of American furniture. And the most widely recognized of t…

Collecting Antique and Vintage Bicycles

The appeal of these wheels for collectors is nostalgia, history, heritage, and artistic designs, says Mike Fallon of Copake Auction.A circa 1888 Singer Extraordinary 48” high wheel (ordinary) bicycle, ridden in a Century and is said to have ridden well…

Innovation in The Air

Ideas take flight at The Henry Ford Museum, the brainchild of American industrialist and Michigan native Henry Ford, who founded Ford Motor Company in 1901. Ford started his museum largely based on the idea of learning by doing.DEARBORN, Mich. – It’s a…

Antique Breadboards

Antique breadboards can be found at a great price.

Do you love the way wood feels? Does it give you a thrill to walk into an antique store or cruise online looking for wooden treasures? And would you flip to find an antique breadboard (cutting board)…

Author Bob Eckstein – Up Close and Personal – Virtual Home Tour Viewing His Collections

Bob Eckstein was gracious enough to welcome us all into his home. We enjoyed learning more about him and taking a close-up look at his collections.
The video replay is posted at the bottom of this page. Meanwhile, enjoy a few photos we captured along …

Japanese Ceramics: What to Know Before You Buy

A collection of Hirado porcelain from the Meiji period shows the style’s iconic cobalt blue underglaze and detailed openwork carving.

Coming up in a small city in the deep South, my introductions to Japanese culture were…Let’s just say “humble.” Thin…

“Why Don’t You Want My Stuff?” The Generational Divide in Collectibles

Danna: First of all, welcome, everybody. Thanks for joining us today. From a young age, Josh was raised to appreciate antiques and collectibles, having tagged along with his parents to hundreds of auctions, antique shows, and co-ops.
He became enamore…

Vintage T-Shirts and the Next Generation of Collectors

Vintage band t-shirts have always been highly collectible, but the younger generation is collecting more than the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame types. This Billie Eilish t-shirt recently sold for $405.

On August 1, 2020, a rather modest group of young A…

Vivienne Westwood: Mother of Punk

“Our clothes tell stories and make people feel like characters. I think that gives people an extension to their personalities, and they start discovering things about themselves.” -Vivienne Westwood.

Vivienne Westwood is often credited as the “mother …

Oh, Baby! Items for your Newest Addition

In someone in your family the keeper of the christening gown for all the babies to use?

Congratulations, you’re having a baby! Or, perhaps like me, your baby is having a baby and you’re getting ready to welcome your first grandchild. Either way, it’s…

What is it and What is it Worth? Bonsai Trees

You’ve likely heard of these tiny trees that are raised around the world for their size, maybe you’ve even seen one in a garden or a home. These tiny trees can be very valuable, having to be cultivated for decades despite their small stature. Bonsai Em…

Great Discoveries: Forgotten Trove of de Kooning, Calder Art Found in Hospital Storeroom

The 120 works are being cataloged before they go on the auction block. They are estimated to bring $100,000 to $1 million. Photo: New York Post.

A dark and dusty storeroom in the dialysis ward of a hospital is probably the last place anyone would thi…

How to Identify Antique Enamels

Distinguishing champlevé, cloisonné, niello, guilloché, taille d’epergne, plique-à-jour and more.The art of enameling has been practiced for thousands of years and by all the great cultures in all parts of the world. The ancient Egyptians, Chinese, Rom…

What is it and What’s it Worth? Apothecary Bottles

Apothecary Bottles are more than just stylish! These antique bottles are very collectible and can go for high prices. They also have some interesting history that helps to make them into the collector’s items they are today. Our WorthPoint Worthopedia®…

Want to Add to Your Figurine Collection? Check Out Schleich Animals

Have you ever thought about collecting animal figurines? This lot of Schleich animals sold for $39.95 in 2019.

Animal figurines are beautiful 3D sculptures that fit in the palm of your hand. They depict lions, bears, cows, and other animals, so you s…

Wooden Butter Molds and Their Carved Motifs

Butter molds were originally used to shape and stamp butter before it cooled and hardened.

If you’re a seller of antiques, then most likely you’re familiar with the term “smalls.” Smalls refers to items in your booth or store that are more affordable…

To Preserve and Protect

April Hann Lanford is the Principal of Artifact, a Chicago firm specializing in the preservation and protection of works of art and historical artifacts. Her story is one of curiosity and passion.April Hann LanfordThe American singer Tony Bennett is qu…

When Wheeled-Fortune Smiles

A miracle of biblical proportions lands a 12-year-old kid the coolest bike ever — a Huffy Dragster III, decked out in all its muscle-bike splendor.My dad always had a big car. It made sense: there were seven of us to haul around.So my childhood was fi…

Framing Fundamentals: Looking Beyond Pictures & Paintings

Try something on your walls that goes beyond what you would typically think of framing. This 1956 Sealtest Ice Cream advertisement would be great in a kitchen!

Not too long ago, I sat in a restaurant admiring its décor, which consisted mostly of anti…

Rinker on Collectibles: An Army Shirt, a Brass Bed, and Dogs Playing Poker

QUESTION: I recently came across a United States Army shirt that belonged to my father, E. Brown Kortright. He served in Germany during 1944 and 1945. The shirt contains a number of patches and metal insignia and a bar with three ribbons. A patch with …

Antmuffin: Art, Antiques & Collectibles

The Antmuffin philosophy is simple: we aim to find a good home for art objects and historic objects that we believe are worth preserving. this broad categorization may extend to items as diverse as a several hundred year old book to an alternative zine…

Annie Foelker Design

Custom Illustrations, Antique Collectibles and Home Decor Shop520 5th St W, Hastings, MN 55033Phone: 785-410-5586Email:  anniefoelkerdesign@gmail.comWeb site: etsy.com/shop/anniefoelkerdesign

Let’s Get This Instagram Party Started

Are you on Instagram? I want to take this time to connect with others who are using this entertaining platform. So let’s get this party started! 

Why Use Instagram?
Some folks feel Instagram is a fun “get social” hot spot, while others feel it is a…

Getting Started on eBay When You Don’t Know Where to Begin

Have you always wanted to sell on eBay, but you have no idea where to begin? We have your answers all right here!Photo: “Ebay Explained 2006 (KLCC)” by liewcf is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Are you thinking about selling something on eBay but don’t k…

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia

Ferris State University’s museum shines light on the darkness that surrounds race relations in America, using objects of intolerance to teach tolerance and promote social justice.The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University in B…

Less Traveled Road Antiques

To bring unique and once-loved pieces into my store so that they may be loved once again!When you walk into this unique antique store, you are walking into Grandma’s home. The store is arranged by rooms of a house. In Grandma’s bedroom you will find an…

What is Something Worth When No One Knows How to Use It?

A collector’s life is filled with regrets, a statement that most likely applies to everyone whether a collector or not. Not clipping and saving the hundreds f newspaper cartoon strips and panels with a collecting focus that I read over the years is …

Courageous Canines

In celebration of National Dog Day, we spotlight some of the bravest and most loyal dogs in history.Today on National Dog Day, observed worldwide each Aug. 26, breeds, pure and mixed, and all that they do for us is being celebrated. National Dog Day ho…

Happy Birthday Sean Connery

To celebrate the 90th birthday of everyone’s favorite James Bond, Antique Trader looks at the movie posters that illustrate Sean Connery’s seven movies as the fictional British Secret Service agent 007.Sean Connery defined the role of James Bond …

What’s the Story With Toys?

As we move towards the sixth month of a global pandemic, being stuck at home has become a way of life. With many movie theaters, concert venues, and restaurants still closed, we are turning to new ways to entertain ourselves. Yes, there are movie strea…

Jumping on the Celluloid Bandwagon (Because You Know You Want To)

An antique beauty from Eastman Kodak. Resistance is futile.

Back in 2012, celluloid filmmaking and photography, which had been on the decline for decades, appeared to hit an insurmountable hurdle. That year, the Eastman Kodak Company, the longtime gi…

Jumping on the Celluloid Bandwagon (Because You Know You Want To)

An antique beauty from Eastman Kodak. Resistance is futile.

Back in 2012, celluloid filmmaking and photography, which had been on the decline for decades, appeared to hit an insurmountable hurdle. That year, the Eastman Kodak Company, the longtime gi…

Summer Break Sale at Ruby Lane

Don’t Miss Out…50% Off DealsFriday 28th, 8:00am PT to Monday 31st, 8:00am PT Click Here Now to Preview!And always check www.rubylane.com for our regular sales…View the 3 images of this gallery on the original article

How Sports Cards Became a Tangible Asset Class and a Legitimate Alternative Investment

With the bar being set at $3.12M, few thought that any other card would ever unseat Wagner atop the pinnacle of the trading card world. And then it happened.Photo: WorthPoint

The resurgence of the sports card and memorabilia market has been well-docu…

How Sports Cards Became a Tangible Asset Class and a Legitimate Alternative Investment

With the bar being set at $3.12M, few thought that any other card would ever unseat Wagner atop the pinnacle of the trading card world. And then it happened.Photo: WorthPoint

The resurgence of the sports card and memorabilia market has been well-docu…

Frazetta’s “Princess” Makes her Auction Debut

Legendary fantasy artist’s stunning original work “The Princess of Mars” highlights Heritage Auctions Comics & Comic Art event in September. A personal favorite of the artist, the masterpiece was held by Frazetta’s family for five decades.DALLAS – …

Framing Fundamentals: Looking Beyond Pictures & Paintings

Do you want something different hanging on your kitchen wall? Frame an old magazine ad like this 1956 Sealtest ice cream advertisement.

Not too long ago, I sat in a restaurant admiring its décor, which consisted mostly of antiques. They had lots of f…

Have You Ever Heard of Snow Volleyball?

One of the goals of the WorthPoint Blog is to educate our readers; we want to keep you informed, connected, and involved in the antiques and collectibles community. While working on our Dictionary pages for our website, one of our writers came across t…

Buyers, Sellers Embrace Estate Sale Comeback

 According to EstateSales.NET, more than 2,000 sales will take place across the U.S. in late August. Photo credit: EstateSales.NET

Nearly six months ago, as COVID-19 restrictions kicked in, many in our industry wondered how long we’d have to wait for…

Signature Identification With Megan Mahn Miller

Danna: Thanks so much. I’m Danna Crawford. I’m the Strategic Director here at WorthPoint. Signature Identification is presented by Megan Mahn Miller. She is one of WorthPoint’s top contributors and is an appraised expert specializing in celebrity and r…

The Story of Han Solo’s Blaster

The iconic Star Wars weapon is one of film’s greatest movie props. Acclaimed Star Wars art director James Schoppe explains how it came to be.When word got out in 2018 that James Schoppe, the Academy Award-nominated art director for Return of the Jedi, …

Creating Jewelry From Broken Antique China, Glass

Dishfunctional Designs creates one-of-a-kind wearable mementos from discarded fragments of antique china, pottery, glass and textiles.A Boho necklace in blue, from a beautiful antique paisley-designed china dinnerware plate.Laura Beth Love sees opportu…

Women’s Suffrage: 100th Anniversary of a Hard-Fought Right

This historic centennial of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote is an opportunity to commemorate a milestone of democracy. Suffrage memorabilia is also highly collectible and selling at auction.Alice Paul, a leader of the 20th centu…

Collecting Star Wars

The galactic journey of Star Wars collecting is complicated. Before you make a hyperspace jump into the unknown, here’s a primer. May the Force be with you.With Star Wars, the more you learn, the less you know. Characters, chronology, vehicles, backsto…

Script Collecting: Here’s What You Need to Know

Have you ever thought about collecting movie scripts? This lot of vintage movie scripts recently sold for $29.99.

Remember the days when we could attend movies at theaters? The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the way we entertain ourselve…

Marching to the Memorabilia of the Suffragette

Shown here is a “Votes for Women” sash worn at pickets or demonstrations by women in the colors of the US women’s suffrage movement (purple, yellow and white). This sash sold for $2,375 in 2018.

In 1920 women were finally guaranteed the right to vote…

Native American Postcards

Early Alaska tourism postcards, featuring Native people, art and culture, captivate longtime postcard collector.I joined the Metropolitan Postcard Club over a decade ago to collect images of Native American art, architecture and traditional dress and a…

The Art of Collecting Books

Antique books of all shapes and colors can become part of your décor.

I’ll admit it. I’m a bibliophile. I love books. I love to read them, talk about them, and collect them. They have always been an important part of my life from when I was a little …

Dungeons and Dragons Still Grows after Almost Fifty Years

The cult classic role playing game, Dungeons and Dragons, has pioneered the roleplaying genre since its creation in 1974. Despite its lengthy playtimes and emphasis on creativity (or perhaps because of it), it has continued to gain popularity since the…

Caring for Vintage Leather with Wayne Jordan

Danna: Thanks, everybody, for joining us today. We’ve got a full house. This is awesome. Wayne Jordan has spent more than four decades restoring pianos, furniture, and antiques. In addition to serving homeowners, his shop contracted over 100 retailers …

WorthPoint® Earns National and Regional Honors

Company Returns to Inc. 5000 List While Winning Top Award in Atlanta’s 50 On Fire Competition
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Tiffany Lamps: How to tell real from fake

If you’re keen to source a genuine Tiffany lamp for your home or art collection, you need to know your stuff. Here are ten clues to tell a real Tiffany lamp from a fake one.By Dakota MurpheyTiffany Studios Leaded Glass and Bronze Turtleback Table Lamp,…